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Delta A350 DL9971 Strange Flight Path Over CVG?

Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:19 pm

What the hell is delta's a350 doing? Its been flying round Cincinnati for ages and looks like low passes over CVG? https://www.flightradar24.com/DAL9971/e748834
 
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Re: Delta A350 DL9971 Strange Flight Path Over CVG?

Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:21 pm

It is doing touch and go pattern-work for crew familiarization of the aircraft. Here is a video of it arriving in DTW this morning from ATL and turning around and taking off again a bit later. In both flight tracks pattern work was conducted in CVG --

https://youtu.be/I2P2-7cXSx0
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Re: Delta A350 DL9971 Strange Flight Path Over CVG?

Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:26 pm

It's doing crew familiarization flights.
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